The Travelling Numbers Game

40 countries and counting, 30 countries to visit before you turn 30, 20 places to visit before you die. Does anyone else feel like life has turned into a competitive numbers game? Shares, followers, likes and retweets, the obsession with numbers never ends. I don't know about you, but I certainly don't want to leave... Continue Reading →

Happy Chocolate Obligation Day

14th February, the day where loved up couples exchange cards and gifts as a token of their affection. Meanwhile on the other side of the world, the Japanese take part in a slightly different tradition. 'Giri choco,' is a long standing tradition where only women give chocolates. Also known as 'obligation chocolate' women don't just... Continue Reading →

Why I Won’t Visit Museums

Museum lovers click the back button now or risk being utterly offended. I got chatting to an older gent in a restaurant in Florence a few years ago and he mentioned how comical he found it that so many young people seem to visit museums solely to impress others (particularly the opposite sex). I'm attached,... Continue Reading →

Guilty!

Do you consider yourself to be a law abiding citizen? It’s always advisable to do your research before visititing another country but there are always a few unusual laws that could catch you out. Check out some illegalities from around the world that I’ve come across. Snapping a photo of the Eiffel Tower at night... Continue Reading →

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